Blue Maonan Cushions with Bamboo Tassels

S/N:MAONAN32 & 33

  • £220.00 each, 2 available
  • €252 Euro
  • $278 US Dollar

United Kingdom

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Blue Maonan Cushions with Bamboo Tassels

PENNY WORRALL
These cushions were made from a rare Maonan blue ground wedding blanket which was in perfect condition. The auspicious bird motifs stand out in a shiny pink silk against the mat blue cotton and the overall effect is very striking.
The cushions are backed with indigo dyed antique linen, have handmade pink silk tassels at the corners, zip closure and feather pads. There are 2 available and another 2 cushions with pink silk tassels.

They can be viewed in my studio in Purley by appointment or please ask for a shipping quote.

Dimensions: 

  • H: 30cm (12in)
  • W: 51cm (20in)

Period: 

pre 1950s

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PENNY WORRALL

By Appointment
Surrey
CR8 3QP
United Kingdom

I am inspired by the exquisite textiles designed and woven long ago by artisans often in some of the most challenging environments in the world. I love to find a new use for these textiles so that they become relevant in today’s interiors. Turning them into beautiful and unique cushions or lampshades or simply by framing them as a piece of wall art.

I particularly love the bright colours of the silk dowry textiles woven by the minority groups in South West China and the more organic raphia cloths and cotton stripweaves from the Kuba and Yoruba ethnic groups in West Africa.

My signature look mixes these bright and sophisticated silk brocades (especially the pinks!) with the contrasting rustic indigos and cottons, often embellished with embroidery or applique.

I work out of my studio in Purley, Surrey where you are very welcome by appointment to view current stock and other textiles or to discuss bespoke projects.

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